Jamie Foxx Under Fire For Saying ‘Black People Are The Most Talented In The World’

Jamie Foxx Under Fire For Saying ‘Black People Are The Most Talented In The World’
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Jaime Foxx’s NAACP Entertainer of the Year award acceptance speech — deemed “moving” by Hollywood.com — has the actor and musician under much scrutiny. One man’s genuine words are another’s offensive statement!

Jaime Foxx is under fire from conservatives for declaring, “Black people are the most talented people in the world.”

A columnist on NewsBusters — a site dedicated to “exposing and combating liberal media bias” — wrote, “Can you imagine the heat a white actor would get if he said at a nationally televised awards ceremony, ‘White people are the most talented people in the world?’ Probably be the end of his or her career.”

How do you feel about Foxx’s powerful statement? Let us know in the comment section below!

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